Stress Urinary Incontinence

Patient Stories

Up to 13% of Australian men suffer from urinary incontinence1 for different reasons. Men just like you, here are their stories.


The following testimonials recount the experiences that are specific to these individuals. As with all medical treatment, not every response is the same. We recommend you talk to your doctor or urologist about which treatment is right for you.

Living with Incontinence

John – Managing incontinence with pads

John – Managing incontinence with pads

Wearing between 5-7 large pads per day, John found his incontinence was getting worse.
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Bob - Having incontinence requires extra planning

Bob - Having incontinence requires extra planning

“I never really recovered from incontinence, a lot of guys dry up. I didn’t.”
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A couple’s perspective - Don’t let incontinence ruin your daily life

A couple’s perspective - Don’t let incontinence ruin your daily life

Susan & Barry wanted a “normal life” after Barry suffered from incontinence immediately following prostate cancer surgery. Together they worked with their doctor to “fix” his incontinence.
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Life after Prostate Cancer

John – Incontinence after Prostate Cancer

John – Incontinence after Prostate Cancer

After radiotherapy for prostate cancer John suffered from severe incontinence for 8+ years.
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Professor Allen Morey – Don’t suffer in silence

Professor Allen Morey – Don’t suffer in silence

“Feelings of anger, isolation and depression are common. But it doesn’t have to be that way.”
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Find a Treatment Option

John – “Do your research”

John – “Do your research”

Explore and understand all the treatment options available.
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Roy – Hearing about treatments can start recovery

Roy – Hearing about treatments can start recovery

After attending a patient education seminar Roy learnt about all the treatment options available to treat his incontinence.
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Herschel – If you don’t tell your doctor he won’t know

Herschel – If you don’t tell your doctor he won’t know

“If a man is struggling with incontinence, he needs to address it with his doctor.”
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Behavioural Modification

Treatment Options

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Urinary Incontinence solutions

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FAQs

Discover the answers to common incontinence questions including causes, symptoms, and treatments from a qualified practice nurse.

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Get Talking

Recovery can start with a simple question. Explore helpful tips to start the conversation about urinary incontinence.

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Get Informed

Valuable resources to explore the best incontinence treatment options.

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Take the Quiz

Take our quiz to identify if you are experiencing urinary incontinence symptoms and help kick-start the conversation with your doctor.

Questions to Ask

Helpful hints on how to start the conversation with your GP or urologist, and other useful resources.

REFERENCE:

1.     Continence Foundation of Australia Key Statistics https://www.continence.org.au/pages/key-statistics.html Accessed 18 February 2019

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